Participate in STEM
DoD STEM supports a wide variety of activities including after-school programs, competitions, and internships for students and professional development and training for educators. Learn about upcoming STEM opportunities in your area or online.
Upcoming STEM Events & Deadlines
Feb 26, 2024
Feb 29, 2024
Feb 29, 2024
DoD STEM partners with organizations nationwide to offer resources for students, parents, educators, mentors, and more! From math clubs to robotics competitions, the Explore section has something for everyone interested in STEM.
Find DoD STEM & STEM Partners
DoD STEM partners offer a broad range of instructional aides, activities and events to make learning STEM fun and exciting.
Check out videos of DoD STEM professionals as they explore scientific and technical efforts at DoD laboratories nationwide.
What are you interested in?
Want to be a robotics engineer or a chemist? View different types of STEM careers.
Meet DoD STEM
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“DoD STEM salutes these young innovators, like Maya Gandhi, and their achievements. Our nation's security and strength heavily relies on professionals who possess exemplary STEM skills."
Director, DoD STEM
Featured Blog Post
Young Researchers Compete for Top Innovation Prize
Five middle school students took home awards totaling $65,000 at DoD STEM partner Society for Science’s STEM competition, held in partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific.
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About DoD STEM
DoD STEM supports hands-on learning opportunities, teacher enrichment, scholarships, internships and fellowships to inspire and cultivate a diverse pool of exceptional STEM talent. As the government’s largest employer of STEM professionals, the U.S. Department of Defense is committed to increasing the pipeline of candidates qualified for technical careers.